While Currituck County is located on the
upper peninsula of North Carolina (surrounded on three sides by water
and marshes) and enjoys a bit of seclusion, it is just a short drive
from Virginia's metropolitan Hampton Roads region and the more populated
areas of the Outer Banks. In Currituck County, you get the best of both
The closest major airport is located in Norfolk, Virginia and is about 30 miles from the Virginia/North Carolina border.
Directions from the North: Follow I-95 South towards
Richmond, Virginia. Take I-64 East towards Norfolk/Virginia Beach and
then exit #264/I-664 towards Newport News. I-664 merges back onto I-64
at exit 15B. Follow I-64 towards Chesapeake, Va and then take Exit
291-B to US-168 South (Chesapeake Expressway toll road). Follow US-168
South towards the Outer Banks. The Currituck County Welcome Center is
located just south of the Virginia/North Carolina border. North
Carolina state maps and local area maps are available free of charge.
Directions from the South: Follow Route 64/264 East
towards Manteo and the Outer Banks. Cross the Virginia Dare Memorial
Bride to Roanoke Island. Continue straight on the Manteo Causeway. You
will then cross the Washington Baum Bridge to the Outer Banks. Follow
158 North for about 15 miles. Turn right onto Route 12 North towards
Duck/Corolla. The Corolla Visitor's Center is located about 14 miles
from the turn onto Route 12. The building will be on your left next to
the ABC store.